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Foundation Stage

In Term 5 (Summer Term 1) the Foundation Stage will be asking Can you change it?


Homework will be given out on a Friday and needs to be returned by the following Thursday.

The class teacher is Miss Honey and Mr Willbery is the teaching assistant in the Foundation Stage. Mr William-Bowden and Mrs Harris also work as teaching assistants in Foundation Stage. 

On Friday Miss Honey sends home a Foundation Stage update. Please read these so that you know exactly what the class will be focusing on the following week and how you can help at home with your child's learning. 

Homework will also be sent home every Friday and should be returned by the following Thursday.

Reading books need to be handed in with Reading Records when they are to be changed. 

The children will be doing Forest school this term and next. Please make sure your child has a pair of wellies in school at all times. 




Literacy

Read and understand simple sentences 

Writing simple sentences 

Writing our own stories 

Everyday expectations for writing 

Improving our writing

 Set texts

We’re going on a bear hunt

Rumble in the Jungle

The Tiger who came to tea


Who sank the boat?

A colour of his own


Writing

Using everyday expectations for writing
in our independent writing

Story writing 


Communication and Language

Following instructions

Using past, present and future tenses correctly

Connecting ideas and events

Phonics

Letter names and capital letters 

Revise all sounds 

Red words 

Please check your child’s homework for key words and sounds to practice

 



Understanding the World

Floating and sinking


Can you change it? 

Growth and change 




Characteristics of effective learning

Playing and exploring-engagement 

Active learning-motivation 

Creating and thinking critically-thinking


Having your own ideas 

Making links 

Choosing ways to do things 





 Maths

Problem solving 

Money



Doubling, halving and sharing 

Number bonds to 10 



Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Whole school value: Independence


SEAL: Feelings 

Negotiating and solving problems 

Setting challenges and demonstrating 
a growth mind-set 


Physical Development

Dance

Team games

Keeping ourselves healthy